Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
242 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
242 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
SATURDAY...
...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM PST SATURDAY THROUGH 4 PM PST
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Storm
Watch...which is in effect from 10 pm PST Saturday through 4 pm
PST Sunday.

* Winds...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt through Saturday afternoon.
  Winds will become south and increase to 30 to 40 kt late
  Saturday night into Sunday, possibly reaching storm force of 45
  to 50 kt with gusts to 60 kt early Sunday morning.

* Seas...West swell 19 to 21 feet through this morning, subsiding
  to 17 to 18 feet late this afternoon through tonight, then to 14
  to 16 feet by Saturday evening. Seas will build again ahead of
  an incoming cold front late Saturday night into Sunday.

* Areas affected...Dangerous seas will impact all areas through
  tonight with hazardous seas continuing through Saturday for all
  areas. Storm force winds are possible beyond 15 nm from shore
  and north of Cape Blanco. Gale force winds are possible for the
  remainder of the area.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/hazard

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Hazardous Seas Warning means very steep and hazardous sea
conditions are imminent or occurring. Recreational boaters should
remain in port, or take shelter until waves subside.  Commercial
vessels should prepare for rough seas and consider remaining in
port or taking shelter in port until hazardous seas subside.

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

A Storm Watch is issued when the risk of storm force winds of
48 to 63 knots has significantly increased, but the specific
timing and/or location is still uncertain.  It is intended to
provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to
consider altering their plans.

&&

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
242 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
SATURDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM PST SATURDAY THROUGH 4
PM PST SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* Winds...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt through Saturday afternoon.
  Winds will become south and increase to 30 to 40 kt late
  Saturday night into Sunday.

* Seas...West swell 19 to 21 feet through this morning, subsiding
  to 17 to 18 feet late this afternoon through tonight, then to 14
  to 16 feet by Saturday evening. Seas will then build again
  ahead of an incoming cold front late Saturday night into Sunday.

* Areas affected...Dangerous seas will impact all areas through
  tonight with hazardous seas continuing through Saturday for all
  areas. Gale force winds are possible over nearly all areas
  early Sunday.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/hazard

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Hazardous Seas Warning means very steep and hazardous sea
conditions are imminent or occurring. Recreational boaters should
remain in port, or take shelter until waves subside.  Commercial
vessels should prepare for rough seas and consider remaining in
port or taking shelter in port until hazardous seas subside.

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

http://www.weather.gov/medford


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